Novak Djokovic (ATP 3) has his ticket for the final of the Masters 1.000 tournament in Shanghai (hard/7.086.700 dollar) bite. The Serb knocked the German Alexander Zverev (ATP 5) Saturday in the semi-finals in two quick sets, 6-2 and 6-1. The match lasted 1 hour and 1 minute.
In the final wait for a possible Roger Federer (ATP 2). Then the Swiss, the first seed and defending champion, in the semifinal over the Croatian Borna Coric (ATP 19). Roger Federer won the Shanghai Masters twice, in 2014 and 2017.
For Djokovic it is the fourth time that he is in Shanghai place for the final showdown. The previous three times (in 2012, 2013 and 2015) and he was always successful.